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Travel Reporter

Media Drum Images

Based: Edgbaston, Birmingham

Posted: Wed 14 Nov 2018 Closing Date: Wed 9 Jan 2019
Employer: Media Drum World
Job Category: Multimedia Journalists
Senior reporters
Specialist reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: DOE plus bonus scheme
Sector: News and Content Agencies

Job Description

Media Drum Images celebrates the wonders of our planet. The company is looking for a reporter with an indefatigable passion for photography, travel, exploration, adventure, wildlife and the natural world in all its glory. If you love BBC Wildlife, NatGeo, Animal Planet, Lonely Planet then this is the job for you.

Working alongside our experienced editors, you will hit the ground building your network of photographic and video contributors in the field who will supply us with the impactful content our clients will not be able to resist publishing.

You will have the initiative and creative scope to manage your work, pushing the boundaries of what works for our customers, and benefit from a generous company bonus scheme which incentivises you to garner the very best results from the content you are able to produce.

With no one day being the same as the next, you will be empowered to immediately have your work published in UK national newspapers, international media outlets and television networks worldwide.

You will have visual mind and be able to instantly understand what makes a photograph impactful to the level where it will be published by our national newspaper client base. You will then be able to write compelling copy to accompany the incredible images and videos you have sourced.

Currently, you will be a Reporter with at least 12-months experience at a news/photo agency, magazine or newspaper. A high standard of writing, great communication skills, and a good sense of humour is essential. In addition, commitment, self-belief, accuracy and speed of thought are all desirable qualities for this role. A proven track record of published stories in newspapers / magazines is essential.

Company Description

Media Drum World is a British-based Press Agency and bespoke media content supplier. We specialise in international picture-video syndication, retail print sales and the productions of real-life feature stories.

From our global network of independent journalists, photographer and videographers we source and supply exclusive words-picture-video content to the UK national newspapers, broadcasters, book publishers, commercial clients and international media outlets.

Our skilled editorial team works closely with media clients, public relations professionals and members of the public to ensure our carefully chosen stories are placed with world-renowned news, magazine and broadcast brands.

Contact Details

To apply send your current CV, a cover letter, three new story ideas you think we can publish, three of your best cuttings, and your salary expectation to:


Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Wednesday 9th January 2019.

Employer Information

Media Drum World
United Kingdom

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